Franklin County lost in the championship game of the Upward Classic Christmas Tournament, held in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
UGA signee, Demario Mayfield, was the high scorer for the game, with 24 points. Franklin County's opponent, Oldsmar Christian, was able to seal the win with a late lay-up.
Franklin County had previously advanced to the championship game by beating Scott County, 79 to 77. Mayfield scored 24 points in that game.
Scott County's coach credited Mayfield as being the key to the game, and said that his team couldn't seem to stop Mayfield. At one point, Scott County was winning the game by 10, and Mayfield sank three straight 3-pointers to get his team back into the game.